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Master of Arts in Nursing
Twenty to twenty-five percent of adults may suffer an episode of major depression at some point during their lifetime. Antidepressant and/or psychotherapy are the current recommended treatments for depression. The supplement S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe), a naturally occurring compound that is found in the human body, as a possible method of treatment for depression for those who are resistant to traditional antidepressants or for those who cannot tolerate the side effects of antidepressants. Databases that were utilized for this paper were CINAHL and MEDLINE with the search parameters including SAMe , depression and adults.
Kangas, Sally. (2012). S-Adenosylmethionine Compared to Placebo in Improving Depression Symptoms in Adults with Major Depressive Disorder. Retrieved from Sophia, the St. Catherine University repository website: https://sophia.stkate.edu/ma_nursing/67